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TRADITIONAL BEACH VILLAS - BOUTIQUE RESORT, AMAZING SEA-VIEWS, PEACEFUL LOCATION

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Kostas Rigas

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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TRADITIONAL BEACH VILLAS - BOUTIQUE RESORT, AMAZING SEA-VIEWS, PEACEFUL LOCATION

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday villa in Gerakari - Porta del mar Beach Villas

A family friendly traditional beach villas resort, sleeps 2-6.

Porta del mar is a small, family-friendly resort of 8 stone villas for summer holidays with direct access to a sandy beach. The villas are self-catered and accommodate up to 6 people (1 or 2-bedroom villas). They all form a horse shoe design, facing towards the sea and are traditionally decorated. They have spacious living rooms, large bedrooms with queen-size beds or twin-single beds, all with solid, wooden ceilings and air-conditioning. Fully equipped kitchens include cooker, big fridge/freezer, wooden table that seats 4-6 and a full range of utensils. Their verandas are spacious, offering panoramic sea views. The villas are situated directly on a sandy, natural beach and are surrounded by well kept and relaxing gardens. Amazing sea views are obtained from both the gardens and inside the villas! The beach is very safe and waters are crystal-clear (Blue flag awarded). In front of the villas a Bar and Restaurant service is available. Everything you will need lies within short walking distance from the villas (groceries, bakery, taverns).

Details for holiday villa 'Porta del Mar' Beach Villas/ 2-Bedroom/2 Bathroom Villas, 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, 2 Bathrooms

2-Bedroom/2-Bathroom villas, 75 m2 in 2-floors, up to 6 people include: GROUND-FLOOR: Kitchen - Living room area with a double couch (sleeps 2) and a flat TFT-TV/DVD set. A bedroom with 2 twin-single beds and air conditioning. A bathroom with window and shower room. A large veranda fully equipped with table for eating at fresco, sun-umbrellas, sun-beds and chairs, facing the garden and the sea! UPSTAIRS: A master bedroom with a double King-size bed, air conditioning and a spacious bathroom with window, bath and shower. From the master bedroom, a window door is leading to a wooden balcony with panoramic views on both the garden and the sea. Direct sea views are obtained from inside the villas too. There are 4 similar 2-bedroom villas (Melite, Terpsichore, Cleo and Nephele), suitable for families or friends who would like to share. Bar and Restaurant service is available, plus playground area and numerous other facilities(included in price).
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • children welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • pets considered

Kostas Rigas

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Speaks English, Greek, Italian
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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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Reviews for this holiday villa rental in Gerakari , Greece

'Porta del Mar' Beach Villas/ 2-Bedroom/2 Bathroom Villas
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
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'Porta del Mar' Beach Villas/ 2-Bedroom/2 Bathroom Villas
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p66208
+30 2695065082
Gerakari Zakynthos (Zante)
Belgrade, Serbia
5

HOLIDAY HOME

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 13-Mar-2009
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2008
If you look for quiet, nice place, away from crowd and noise, with sandy beach in front of you and beautiful garden all around, then you should come to Porta del Mar. It sounds like a commercial, but that is the truth. It is equally suitable for romantic honeymoon holiday and for families with little kids, like we are.

This year would be our third visiting to PdM where we stay in “our” house *(one bedroom villa named “Pasithea”) with our two kids. We used to stay there three weeks and all of us like this place very much. We found there everything what we need: fully equipped charming stone house with beautiful sea view and two big terraces; beach just few steps away with clean and warm water; children playground; “all day working” bar with coffee, ice creams and other refreshments. Just hundred meters outside PdM is located “Grill” restaurant with excellent Greek cuisine. Of course, the most important thing is great hospitality enjoying from our hosts Tasos, Pavlina and their children Elina and Kostas, which put big efforts to make this place so nice and pleasant.

So, since we found this little paradise, we don’t have a problem with choosing holiday destination. We found our holiday home!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Reading such positive comments for our place, makes us happy and at the same time more responsible to maintain and steadily improve our services provided.
This winter we double glazed all the window doors and also Pavlina changed some of the curtains to make the houses look even cozier.
The gardens have been well maintained over the winter and the amount of good rain we had, has made all the trees and flowers grow even more!
Thank you Ana for booking with us for the third consecutive season as well as introducing our place to your friends, who have already booked their holiday.
Helpful votes: 6/7
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'Porta del Mar' Beach Villas/ 2-Bedroom/2 Bathroom Villas
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p66208
+30 2695065082
Gerakari Zakynthos (Zante)
whittlesey cambs peterborough
5

Holiday paradise

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 08-Mar-2009
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2008
Last July Anne and I had our normal girly week holiday without young people in Anne's case and no hubby for me.We were not expecting such a glorious place. When we walked through the entrance we truly felt as though we had arrived in paradise.We stayed in the 1 bedroomed apartment with the most beautiful views overlooking the sea. The apartment was fully equioed with every thing you could want.There was only a double bed,so Tasos had the bed in the lounge made up so I could sleep there,I woke each morning to wonderful sunrises and we sat in the garden at night to watch the most magnificent sunsets.
We normally don't return to the same place two years in succession but booked ther and then to return this year [2009]for two weeks!!!!! The barbeque evening was lots of fun and there was a young Danish couple celebrating ther 10th anniversary we had a super party ! No plates broken thought Tasos!!
I wouls certainley reccomend Porta Del Mare Villas to anyone wanting a holiday in paradise.
Recommended for:  Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: It is so nice to read such comments from our guests. It gives us the happiness and the courage to carry on, offering our best services to our lovely guests!
In our continuous effort for improvements, we installed brand new washing machine to use free of charge. This way, you will need to bring with you less clothing’s!
The new garden with the play area will be fenced and equipped, so that parents can be more relaxed while their kids spend some time with the different activities offered.
Tasos
“ Where guests become friends!"
Helpful votes: 4/4
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'Porta del Mar' Beach Villas/ 2-Bedroom/2 Bathroom Villas
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p66208
+30 2695065082
Gerakari Zakynthos (Zante)
PETERBOROUGH
5

Wonderful Holiday in Zante

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 06-Mar-2009
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2008
My friend and myself spent a most relaxing week in July 2008 at Porta del Mar. We enjoyed excellent hospitality from Tasos,Pavlina and Kostas. The villas are all beautiful and kept spotless as they are cleaned daily.
We loved everything about our holiday and are going back in July 2009 with our daughters for 2 weeks.
We enjoyed a Bar B Q evening last year with the other guests and we are looking forward to tasting pizza from the pizza oven in July.
I would thoroughly recommend these villas as a home from home on holiday
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your wonderful comments.
I just wanted to add a few features we will introduce for our lovely guests, starting this coming season May to October 2009.
The great majority of our guests are very keen on both the pizza and BBQ evenings. It is not only the quality of the food offered, but also (and probably most important) it is a chance to meet other guests, mix together and socialize on our beachfront gardens . We have decided to BBQ every Saturday evening and make Pizzas using our clay oven every Wednesday evening. In both occasions guests are most welcomed to help Tasos light the fire for the BBQ or make the dough for the pizzas!
With Tasos’s new boat, every guest is welcomed for a small “adventure” in the nearby beaches or for fishing (up to 4 persons each time please!).
Finally, please note that no need to bring over your swimming-board or your sea-mattresses, as Pavlina will provide you free of charge!
Look forward to welcome you all the new season starting May 2009!
Pavlina and Tasos
Helpful votes: 5/5
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'Porta del Mar' Beach Villas/ 2-Bedroom/2 Bathroom Villas
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p66208
+30 2695065082
Gerakari Zakynthos (Zante)
Kruibeke,Oost-Vlaanderen Belgium
5

This is our home away from home

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 18-Jan-2009
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2008
We come to Porta Del Mar ever since the opening season,two times each year.We absolutely love this place because it is so relaxing.The garden is very beautiful.During the day it's a place to relax, read a book, have a drink, just lie-down on the sun-beds and enjoy.The childrens playing-garden is separate,nice and safe.The kids can play there, and you don't have to worry about a thing.And then, when night falls and during the evening the lights kindle, the garden transform in one of the most romantic places on earth.You can listen to the nice music and have a drink in the kiosk, overlooking garden and sea.Sit on the terrace in front of your villa to quiet-down, or have a drink at the wooden bar in the middle of the garden.Whatever you like,it is possible.The villas are well-appointed, everything you need is available.There is the daily cleaning of the houses, and change of sheets two times a week,or even more if required.Then there is of course the sea ! It could'nt be closer.Just a few steps down to the most amazing clear water (Blue Flagg).The view from the garden overlooking this magnificent blue water all the way to Kefalonia is breath-taking.Our children wondered why we always want to go back to Porta Del Mar.So last holiday (september 2008) we came altogether.Also our three grandchildren (between 4 years and 10 months).The children loved it! And the grown-ups ? They came,and fell in love with PDM.,the nice BBQ and Pizza evenings, the kind atmosphere,the wonderfull environment, and not in the least with the friendly owners, Pavlina and Tasos, who makes every wish come true.Already they want to go back themselves !
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 4/4
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'Porta del Mar' Beach Villas/ 2-Bedroom/2 Bathroom Villas
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p66208
+30 2695065082
Gerakari Zakynthos (Zante)
Geddington,Northamptonshire,UK
5

Porta del Mar Zakynthos. It`s a fantastic place.

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 03-Jan-2009
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2008
We have visited Porta del Mar eight times so far and allways visit twice per year. It is the most relaxing place that we have ever been to mainly due to the wonderful people who both own and manage the villas. I refer to Tasos and Pavlina of course.
Nothing is ever any trouble to them and they always do their best to ensure a stress free visit to their little paradise.
All the villas are always spotlessly clean and well maintained. The villas are cleaned daily to a high standard and linen is changed twice weekly without fail.
All of the information provided on the portadelmar.com website is absolutely truthful and gives a good overall description of the facilities and distances to local amenities.
Although a hire car is not essential I would recommend it especially if you want to go exploring. Cars are very cheap to hire and can be delivered on the days which they are required early in the morning. Tasos will arrange all of this for you.
Apart from staying at one of the most beautiful locations on the Island there is the added bonus of having the very quiet and select Psarou beach at the bottom of a set of steps leading from the gardens of Porta del Mar. There are now two sets of steps since Tasos landscaped a previously undevelopped area of the garden. This area includes a childrens play area which is very safe for children of all ages.
I would recommend Porta del Mar to anybody who wants a relaxing and chillout experience.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: It is hard for me to comment on David's comments. He has said it all! The only thing I would add is that from 2009 season we will offer to our guests the choice to cook with us the most traditional greek dishes and eat their lunch or dinner in our beach front gardens at very reasonable prices!
A very warm welcome to everybody!
Pavlina and Tasos
Helpful votes: 6/6
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Location

Nearest Airport
17 Kilometres
Zakynthos Airport
Nearest Ferry
12 Kilometres
Zakynthos Town
Nearest Beach
5 Metres
Psarou Beach
Nearest Barpub
3 Metres
Tragaki Village
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Local taverns
Car: not necessary

The area of Psarou Beach is situated between the resorts of Amoudi and Tsilivi, on the North-Eastern coast of Zakynthos Island. Psarou beach is just 12 km far from Zante town. It is a green, quiet area, surrounded by a rich Mediterranean flora.

Porta del mar is located over a pretty, private cove in the middle of Psarou beach. This quite sandy beach has been awarded with the European Blue flag the last 10 consecutive years. It is very safe and ideal for swimming, snorkeling and canoeing.

The surrounding unspoilt countryside provides interesting walks through the beautiful olive groves. Within walking distance (50 – 200 meters long) from your villa, you will find many taverns, mini-markets and a bakery for your daily needs.

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Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday villa in Gerakari , Zakynthos (Zante)

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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate
 
Low Season
1 Apr 2014 - 31 May 2014
7 night minimum stay
€900
for 7 nights
€900
 
 
Mid Season
1 Jun 2014 - 30 Jun 2014
7 night minimum stay
€1,200
for 7 nights
€1,200
 
 
High Season
1 Jul 2014 - 31 Jul 2014
7 night minimum stay
€1,500
for 7 nights
€1,500
 
 
Peak Season
1 Aug 2014 - 31 Aug 2014
7 night minimum stay
€1,680
for 7 nights
€1,680
 
 
Mid Season
1 Sep 2014 - 14 Sep 2014
7 night minimum stay
€1,200
for 7 nights
€1,200
 
 
Low Season
15 Sep 2014 - 31 Oct 2014
7 night minimum stay
€900
for 7 nights
€900
 
 
Low Season
1 Apr 2015 - 31 May 2015
7 night minimum stay
€900
for 7 nights
€900
 
 
Mid Season
1 Jun 2015 - 30 Jun 2015
7 night minimum stay
€1,200
for 7 nights
€1,200
 
 
High Season
1 Jul 2015 - 31 Jul 2015
7 night minimum stay
€1,500
for 7 nights
€1,500
 
 
Peak Season
1 Aug 2015 - 31 Aug 2015
7 night minimum stay
€1,680
for 7 nights
€1,680
 
 
Mid Season
1 Sep 2015 - 14 Sep 2015
7 night minimum stay
€1,200
for 7 nights
€1,200
 
 
Low Season
15 Sep 2015 - 31 Oct 2015
7 night minimum stay
€900
for 7 nights
€900
 

Additional information about rental rates

PRICES ARE FOR UP TO 4 PERSONS. EUROS 100 PER WEEK PER EXTRA BED.

A 30% deposit is required to secure booking. The booking deposit is non refundable. The balance is paid after your arrival. The deposit payment can be made via Bank transfer or by PayPal (all major credit/debit cards, free of fees). NO OTHER HIDDEN OR EXTRA COSTS.
Notes Prices are valid for up to 4 guests. Extra guests (more than 4 in the villa) are charged euro 100 per week
Special discount rates for Low and Mid Season applied for bookings till January 15th 2014.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Gerakari in Zakynthos (Zante)

Property Type:
  • villa (semi-detached)
Forms of Payment:
  • accepts credit card
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 75 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Family
General:
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Telephone
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Security System
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Maps
  • Air Conditioning
  • Toilet Paper
  • Activities Guide
  • Sunbed
  • Parking
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Towels Provided
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Oven
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Refrigerator
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Upstairs
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Ground floor
  • The villas have 2 bathrooms: one in the ground floor and one upstairs, next to the master bedroom. Depending on the villa, bathrooms have a bath or a shower over. They are spacious, all with windows providing natural ventilation. Bath-towels are changed twice a week. Maid service takes care of the bathroom and all the villa daily.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , Upstairs
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Downstairs
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Living room area
  • The master bedroom is upstairs. Next to the bedroom there's a spacious bathroom with bath and shower. The bedroom is very comfortable and at its other end a TV/DVD set is at your disposal. The bedroom has its own balcony overlooking the gardens and our natural sandy beach! The second bedroom is on the ground-floor with two single beds. Both bedrooms are tastefully and traditionally decorated, air-conditioned (free of charge) and are both equipped with closets, mirrors and night tables. Their solid wooden ceilings, the hand made iron beds, combined with the attractive, strong, stone-built walls, create a magic atmosphere for your holiday. In a few words, the bedrooms are equipped with: Feather pillows and orthopedic mattresses, Spacious wardrobe, Mirror, Closet, Night table,100% cotton towels in various sizes, Hairdryer and a 21-inch satellite LCD-TV-DVD player.
Entertainment:
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Toys
  • Games for Kids
  • Television
  • Books for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Video Library
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Books
  • CD Player
Outside:
  • Binoculars
  • Bicycles ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • veranda
  • Garden
  • Canoe
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Walkway to Water
  • Terrace
  • Veranda
  • Child's Swing
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • children welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • pets considered
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
  • Massage
  • Car Optional
  • Private Chef
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Car Available
Attractions:
  • bay
  • marina
  • water parks
  • caves
  • naturist beach
  • restaurants
  • churches
  • playground
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • walking
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • laundrette - serviced
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • Babysitter
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • swimming
  • freshwater fishing
  • sailing
  • water skiing
  • fishing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • wind-surfing
  • tennis
  • jet skiing
  • cycling
  • snorkelling
  • mountain biking
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